CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

According to the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS), when dealing with the statement of "firm composites must be defined according to similar investment objectives and strategies," under the heading of Composite Construction, which statement(s) is (are) correct?

A firm may combine the following portfolios into a composite ______.

I. two bond portfolios, both of which aim for long-term performance
II. equity and a bond portfolio, both of which aim for long-term performance
III. two bond portfolios, one with a long-term strategy and the other with a short-term strategy
IV. equity portfolio and a bond portfolio, one with a long-term strategy and the other with a short-term strategy
Correct Answer: I

The other solutions do not fit with the definition of "firm composites" and must not be "defined according to similar investment objectives and strategies" as they are NOT similar investment objective strategies.

User Contributed Comments 4

User Comment
Slothrop Do equity and bond portfolios automatically have dissimilar investment objectives and strategies?
sunny yes. they may aim for long-term performance but they do have different risk-return characteristics and strategies.
judylyh but according to the notes, it is 'or' not 'and'
vatsal92 Group of individual discretionary portfolios that are managed with same objective (nature) or objective (term).
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